What does Combat Stress do?
Combat Stress provides a range of community, outpatient and residential mental health services to veterans with complex mental health problems. We provide services in-person, and via phone and online.
How do you refer to Combat Stress?
0800 138 1619 Alternatively text 07537 173683 (standard charges may apply for texts) or email [email protected]
Where is Combat Stress based?
We have three treatment centres located in Ayrshire, Shropshire and Surrey. Our specialist employees based at the centres include therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists and nurses who provide a range of residential treatment programmes and outpatient appointments.
How many people work for combat stress?
Our People There are over 150 employees at Combat Stress, with the majority providing our specialist mental health treatment to veterans. Our expert clinical team includes psychological therapists and psychiatrists as well as occupational therapists and nurses.
What qualifies as combat PTSD?
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sometimes known as shell shock or combat stress, occurs after you experience severe trauma or a life-threatening event. Mobilization, or fight-or-flight, occurs when you need to defend yourself or survive the danger of a combat situation.
How long does combat PTSD last?
The symptoms of acute PTSD last for at least one month but less than three months after the traumatic event. In chronic PTSD, symptoms last for more than three months after exposure to trauma.
How can we combat mental health?
How to look after your mental health
- Talk about your feelings. Talking about your feelings can help you stay in good mental health and deal with times when you feel troubled.
- Keep active.
- Eat well.
- Drink sensibly.
- Keep in touch.
- Ask for help.
- Take a break.
- Do something you’re good at.
What are symptoms of PTSD in veterans?
Some of the most common symptoms of PTSD include recurring memories or nightmares of the event, sleeplessness, loss of interest, and feelings of numbness, anger or irritability, or being constantly on guard, but there are many ways PTSD can impact your everyday life.
Why do veterans have mental health issues?
Veterans’ mental health problems may be made worse or caused by post-service factors, such as the difficulty in making the transition to civilian life, marital problems, and loss of family and social support networks. Younger veterans are at high risk of suicide in the first two years after leaving service.
What is together all?
Togetherall is a safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing. Millions of people across Canada have free access through organizations, colleges and universities.
Is all call signs a charity?
All Call Signs is a peer-to-peer network for serving military personnel and veterans. By the nature of the service, we are not mental health professionals or a registered charity.
What does combat PTSD feel like?
According to the National Center for PTSD, a person with this mental health condition may appear angry, tense, or worried. They may also come across as numb, distant, or detached. Veterans with PTSD may also be easily irritated, jumpy, or nervous, while being more demanding or protective at the same time.
How far is Hollybush House to the centre of Ayr?
Independent Living Training is one of the Facilities & Services. Learn More How far is Hollybush House (Combat Stress) to the centre of Ayr? 5.5 mile (s) as the crow flies, distance by road may be significantly further.
How many rooms does Hollybush House ( combat stress ) have?
What additional types of Care does Hollybush House (Combat Stress) provide? Independent Living Training is an additional type of care provided. Learn More How many Rooms does Hollybush House (Combat Stress) have? There are 24 Single Rooms, all with en-suite facilities. Learn More
How many people work at Hollybush House for war vets?
A cash crisis could wipe out up to HALF of all jobs at a vital service for war veterans. Shocked staff at Hollybush House are now having to endure a jobs “review” by the charity Combat Stress. A total of 61 people work at the rural retreat which is regarded as vital by struggling service personnel.
Is there a Care Inspectorate for Hollybush House?
In Scotland, The Care Inspectorate inspects and regulates care services to ensure they meet the right standards. The inspection report for our Hollybush House Treatment Centre can be viewed here.